Users connected through Senate, Executive Office of the President computers to access popular revenge porn site

Users connected through government computers to access a popular revenge porn image board.
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Users connected through government computers in the Senate, Department of Energy, Navy, and the Executive Office of the President to access a popular "revenge porn" image board called Anon-IB, The Daily Beast reports. Although Anon-IB users are anonymous, a large cache of the their IP addresses was shared with The Daily Beast and offers clues as to the locations from which users have posted. "There is … a chance that a hacker may be routing their traffic through government computers, but the Senate and Executive Office of the President IP addresses do not appear in lists of known, previously compromised machines, according to online records," The Daily Beast adds.

In one instance, a person using an IP address registered to the Senate wrote "you have any nudes to share?" under a photo of a woman believed to work in D.C. Another Senate post sought more images of a particular woman, writing: "Girl I know from [location redacted]. She was a [college redacted] and has the best tits I've ever see. I would love to find some wins [nude or otherwise explicit images]."

A post from the Executive Office of the President — which includes organizations like the National Security Council and the Office of Management and Budget, as well as the Office of the President — named a woman and shared an image, bragging: "I have wins if anyone is ready to post. First one is free."

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In November, a bipartisan group of senators introduced a "revenge porn" bill that would "specifically ensure the Department of Justice has tools in place to address revenge porn, and establish federal criminal liability for those who share revenge porn and other consensual images," TechCrunch writes. Read the full Daily Beast report here.

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